Oops, I accidentally NaNoWriMo…

Okay, I just updated my NaNoWriMo word count but did not realize I was in "Words this session" mode instead of "Total words" mode so my word count just hilariously doubled and the website sent me the winner badge. Deleting the faulty entry from progress update didn't help so... Anyhow...there's one thing I forgot to… Continue reading Oops, I accidentally NaNoWriMo…

NaNoWriMo, the end is nigh

For your information, I did not plan this whole hospital arc at all. I planned to use the hospital as an easy time skip but research in coma recovery indicated a much longer recovery time than I anticipated. Just one more example of how the reality could derail my plot in unexpected ways through research.… Continue reading NaNoWriMo, the end is nigh

NaNoWriMo, one week later

Okay, so yeah, that's one week down and three more weeks to go. I managed to cover 10k words in the first week and 3k behind the schedule so I'm basically screwed. Not as screwed as I originally expected but I'm still screwed. I'm currently devoting 6h of my day to research and writing and… Continue reading NaNoWriMo, one week later

News from Ashlora Oct/2018

Thanks to the free mapping tool Inkarnate, I finally finished mapping the major landmarks in Ashlora. It was a fantastic¬†world-building exercise and I found plenty of ideas to use in White Destiny. Before diving in... Before I go into details of the new map, I need to make a brief announcement. As you might have… Continue reading News from Ashlora Oct/2018

News from Ashlora – Aug/2018

It's been a year since I last wrote something about Ashlora. Most of the contents I published last year are technical notes, which I don't imagine anybody but the people in my engineering class would read. I'm happy to report that I'm succeeding in real life but not in the field of literature as I… Continue reading News from Ashlora – Aug/2018

News from Ashlora – July/2017

Chapter 3 is out last week and oh boy the pacing sure picked up a lot. The release schedule, though, slowed down significantly. I took last month off weekly releases. It's just me being lazy, no excuse here, and I apologize for my procrastination. BLOGGING SCHEDULE CHANGES Starting from next chapter, White Destiny will be… Continue reading News from Ashlora – July/2017

News from Ashlora – May/2017

Welcome, welcome our 50th follower,¬†DouglasWTSmith! I've just finished updating all published scenes to the latest version. There are quite a number of changes in dialogues, word usage and other minor details. Rest assure, these are only quality of life changes and there's no need to re-read these scenes going forwards (albeit if anyone do go… Continue reading News from Ashlora – May/2017

News from Ashlora – Apr/2017

For this monthly News from Ashlora issue, I'll provide an overview of Revision 4 and how White Destiny project is being crafted. REVISION TIMELINE Let's talk about revisions. Revisions happen when a significant portion of the plot changes. Below is an overview of the timeline for each revision so far. For White Destiny, the first… Continue reading News from Ashlora – Apr/2017